Tips for Accurate Scanning

The TCGplayer App makes it easy to identify and price your Magic: The Gathering and Pokémon cards. To ensure accuracy, follow the tips below when scanning.



Use a Plain Background

A patternless surface—like a blank sheet of printer paper—works best. The color should contrast with the card border.


Scan the Entire Card

Avoid camera edges, and remove obstructions. Make sure each card is centered in its sleeve.



Reduce Glare

Scan cards at a 45° angle or press the flash symbol to improve the lighting.



Adjust Scan Settings

Set foil type, condition and language to get the price for your exact card.



Verify Your Card

Update the set and quantity as needed.


For more information about the TCGplayer App, visit our website and read our FAQ.

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